General Nature of Work:
Performs custodial, housekeeping or groundskeeping duties to keep buildings or grounds in a clean and orderly condition.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class includes employees who function as first-line supervisors of a group of custodians or as groundskeeping crew leaders.
Examples of Work:
Cleans offices, rooms, hallways, lobbies, rest rooms, elevators and stairways. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors. Vacuums rugs, carpets and upholstered furniture. Makes up beds and dusts furniture and fixtures. Disposes of trash and waste. Mows lawns, rakes leaves and keeps grounds free of debris. Plants, fertilizes, trims and waters lawns, flowers, shrubbery and trees. Maintains supply, leave and timekeeping records. Leads a crew of groundskeepers or custodial workers. Serves as a first-line supervisor of a small group of custodial workers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of how to properly carry out custodial, housekeeping or groundskeeping tasks. Knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of employment. Skill in the use of cleaning or gardening handtools. Skill in the safe operation of power cleaning or gardening equipment. Ability to follow instructions. Ability to keep accurate written records. Ability to guide and train other employees.
Some positions require a commercial driver's license.
There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this class.